International Circumpolar Surveillance of Infectious Diseases (ICS) (ICS)

Updated 2012-07-25

Connect public health laboratories and institutes throughout the circumpolar north for the purposes of monitor infectious diseases of concern. Main gaps: russia

Time frame

Status
Ongoing
Project time span
1999 -
Data collection
1999 -
Data processing
1999 -
Data reporting
1999 -

Contact information

Contact person
- -
Email
vog.cdc@1pja

Parameters and Media

Parameter groups measured/observed/modelled
Media sampled/studied/modelled
Human media

Geography

Regions studied
Alaska
Canada
Finland
Greenland
Iceland
Norway
Sweden

Data availability

Samples/specimens archived in specimen banks?
No

Methods & Procedures

Procedures and methodology used for, e.g., sampling and sample storage, sample pretreatment, extraction and analysis, including which laboratories are involved, references to methods employed, etc.

Rates of infectious diseases by patient age, sex, location,

Additional Information

Is this a bi- AND multi-lateral project (i.e. a project involving cooperation between different countries)?
No
Other institutes involved in the project

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Is this project reporting to other organizations/programmes?

Coordination of data collected. Collects data in the US Arctic (Alaska) Networks: International Circumpolar Surveillance of Infectious Diseases (ICS)

Indigenous AND traditional knowledge used in this project

no

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